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Novak Djokovic begins his bid for a 25th Grand Slam title with a first-round French Open win

Novak Djokovic begins his bid for a 25th Grand Slam title with a first-round French Open win

PARIS (AP) — Ignore the straight-set score: Novak Djokovic was not quite at his impervious best in the first round of the French Open on Tuesday night, and his 6-4, 7-6 (3), 6-4 win over Pierre-Hugues Herbert was not enough to alter the defending cha
Toronto FC looks to tighten up its defence after leaking 10 goals in four games

Toronto FC looks to tighten up its defence after leaking 10 goals in four games

Toronto FC looks to tighten up its defence as it heads south for games Wednesday against the Philadelphia Union and Saturday against D.C. United.
Slumping Vancouver Whitecaps searching for goals, road win in Kansas City

Slumping Vancouver Whitecaps searching for goals, road win in Kansas City

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps need a win. Heading to a mid-week matchup with Sporting Kansas City, the Whitecaps (5-5-4) are winless in their last six Major League Soccer outings, with three losses and three draws across the stretch.
Canadian boxer Scarlett Delgado moves on in last-ditch Olympic qualifier in Bangkok

Canadian boxer Scarlett Delgado moves on in last-ditch Olympic qualifier in Bangkok

BANGKOK — Canadian boxer Scarlett Delgado advanced at a last-ditch Olympic qualifier Tuesday, earning a 5-0 decision over Kenya's Amina Faki in round-of-16 action in the women's 54-kilogram class. The 28-year-old bantamweight from Brampton, Ont.
Di Stasio, Dhesi lead Canada's wrestling team into Olympic Games

Di Stasio, Dhesi lead Canada's wrestling team into Olympic Games

TORONTO — World champion Justina Di Stasio and veteran Amar Dhesi will lead Canada's wrestling team into the Olympic Games in Paris. Ana Godinez Gonzalez of Burnaby, B.C., Montreal's Alex Moore, Linda Morais of Tecumseh, Ont.
New Canadian women's pro soccer league to be called Northern Super League

New Canadian women's pro soccer league to be called Northern Super League

TORONTO — The idea of a Canadian women's professional league was simple, albeit rife with challenges, including coming up with the right name.
CF Montreal look to raise their standard against D.C. United

CF Montreal look to raise their standard against D.C. United

MONTREAL — CF Montreal's 0-0 draw Saturday against Nashville SC wasn't celebrated with confetti and streamers, but the team's soul-searching amid a difficult stretch appears to be over.
Blue Jackets hire Waddell as president of hockey ops and GM, with Davidson shifting to advisory role

Blue Jackets hire Waddell as president of hockey ops and GM, with Davidson shifting to advisory role

The Columbus Blue Jackets named Don Waddell as their general manager and president of hockey operations on Tuesday, bringing in an experienced NHL executive to try to help turn around the franchise.
New coach Sheldon Keefe embraces Stanley Cup expectations with the Devils

New coach Sheldon Keefe embraces Stanley Cup expectations with the Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Driving past the Prudential Center for a news conference at which he would be introduced at the New Jersey Devils coach, Sheldon Keefe noticed a statue of Hall of Fame goaltender Martin Brodeur in front of the building.
Seattle Kraken name Dan Bylsma second head coach in franchise history

Seattle Kraken name Dan Bylsma second head coach in franchise history

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Kraken named Dan Bylsma their coach on Tuesday, putting the 2009 Stanley Cup winner with Pittsburgh back in charge of an NHL team for the first time since 2017.
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